An engineer and precision machinist by trade, Romain Gauthier started his eponymous brand in 2005. His goal was to apply his keen watchmaking knowledge – garnered while supplying the watch industry with important components – to his own brand. Deftly blending Haute Horology, precision, and aesthetics, Romain Gauthier watches are precise, beautiful to the finest detail, and highly respected by all.
Romain Gauthier is a prestigious name in the world of haute horlogerie. Established in 2005 in the Vallée de Joux, Switzerland, a region synonymous with high-end watchmaking, the brand reflects the vision and craftsmanship of its founder, Romain Gauthier, a mechanical engineer turned Master Watchmaker.
Gauthier’s journey into the world of horology is marked by a deep passion for mechanical precision and aesthetic refinement. His background in precision mechanics and an innate flair for design laid the foundation for a brand that emphasizes intricate mechanical innovations and exceptional craftsmanship. Each timepiece is a testament to Gauthier’s commitment to quality, innovation, and the centuries-old traditions of Swiss watchmaking.
Romain Gauthier watches are distinguished by their in-house movements, meticulously finished components, and limited production numbers, ensuring exclusivity and individuality. Each piece, often custom-made, reflects a blend of traditional watchmaking techniques and modern design elements, appealing to discerning collectors and connoisseurs worldwide.
Today, Romain Gauthier continues to push the boundaries of mechanical watchmaking, combining artistic craftsmanship with cutting-edge technology and remains a beacon of innovation and excellence in the luxury watch industry.
The Logical One by Romain Gauthier, clinched the prestigious Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) award in 2013. This exceptional timepiece is acclaimed for its groundbreaking chain-and-fusee style constant force mechanism, a modern reinterpretation of a traditional concept that ensures remarkable precision and stability in timekeeping. Its winning of the GPHG award, often referred to as the “Oscars of watchmaking,” underscores Romain Gauthier’s status as an innovator and a leader in the luxury watch industry.
Romain Gauthier remains independently owned by its founder, Romain Gauthier. Established in 2005, the brand has maintained its status as a privately held entity, with Gauthier at the helm, overseeing its operations and creative direction.
In addition to creating exceptional timepieces, Romain Gauthier also designed mechanical cufflinks featuring his own in-house manufactured movement.